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$15 Million Subcontract
To Tracor For Navy
Surface Ship Programs
Tracor Applied Sciences, Austin,
Texas, a subsidiary of Tracor, has been awarded a subcontract by
Vredenburg of Reston, Va., to pro- vide engineering and technical ser- vices to the Naval Sea Systems
Command (NAVSEA 63Y1) in the areas of antisubmarine warfare (ASW) systems and programs. Tra- cor's share of this five-year contract is approximately $15 million.
K. Bruce Hamilton, Tracor
Applied Sciences Group vice presi- dent, announced that the company will provide engineering services to support the design, installation, test and evaluation, and life-cycle main- tenance of surface ship in-service
ASW systems. Tracor has been pro- viding similar support to NAVSEA 63Y1 since 1978.
PacOrd To Install
New Threat Upgrade
On Two Navy Cruisers
PacOrd, a member of the Phila- delphia-based SPD Technologies family of companies, has been se- lected to install the New Threat
Upgrade (NTU) on two CG-26 class cruisers.
NTU is designed to upgrade the
Anti-Warfare capabilities of the
U.S. Navy's older cruisers and guid- ed missile destroyers. It entails ex- tensive modernization of the Terrier
Missile system and replacement of the majority of the ship's search radar systems and Naval Technical
Data computer installations.
PacOrd has extensive experience with NTU, starting with the 1987 overhaul of the USS Mahan (DDG- 42), the Navy's prototype for NTU.
PacOrd's newest NTU jobs will be on board USS William H. Stand- ley (CG-32) at Northwest Marine
Iron Works in Portland, Ore., and
USS Wainwright (CG-28) at Metro
Machine in Norfolk, Va.
For nearly 40 years PacOrd has been an important full-service com- bat systems contractor supporting the U.S. Navy through private ship- yards, DoD contracting agencies and OEMs.
For literature describing Pac-
Ord's available services and applica- tions,
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D. W. Pryor Appointed At
Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Diversified Tech- nologies has recently appointed
David W. Pryor as senior engi- neer responsible for commercial ship and U.S. Navy non-combatant ship support programs. Mr. Pryor has 11 years' experience in marine design and analysis and was Chief
Engineer with Colonna's Shipyard before joining Diversified Technolo- gies.
Morgan Crane Receives
Order For Knucklebooms
For Three Corvettes
Since its recent product line ex- pansion and move to new facilities,
Morgan Crane Company, Inc., San- ta Ana, Calif., has received several government and commercial or- ders.
Among the orders received by
Morgan Crane, which now offers articulating cranes from 1- to 75-ton capacities, are installations aboard
SWATH oceanographic research vessels T-AGOS-2C), -21 and -22, and AGOR-23, the NOAA ships
Delaware 2 and Oregon 2, and sev- eral commercial merchant vessels.
A recent order includes three 60- ton knuckleboom cranes with 14,000-pound constant tension win- ches installed. This equipment will be state of the art, from the high speed constant tension winches to the special digital remote control system. These large knuckleboom cranes will be installed on the
SA'AR 5 Class corvettes being built by Ingalls Shipbuilding, Inc., Pasca- goula, Miss., for Israel.
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